By Brian Hackney

Brian continues his central coast journey, with a stop back to his alma matter, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.  Dave Stoelk visits the quirky and famed Madonna Inn.  Also, how you can ride dune buggies in the sand dunes of Pismo Beach!

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo


San Luis Obispo Farmers Market (sponsored by the SLO Downtown Association)
Every Thursday, 6-9pm

Madonna Inn
100 Madonna Road
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
Reservations: (800) 543-9666
General Information: (805) 543-3000

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort
1215 Avila Beach Drive
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
Reservations: (800) 234-5831
Direct:  (805) 595-7302

Sun Buggy Fun Rentals (Dune Buggy rentals)
Pismo Beach, CA
(866) 728-4443

Comments (2)
  1. Harold Hallikainen says:

    Hi Brian! Great story! I worked with Brian on his senior project at Cal Poly. More KCPR sfuff from way back is at


  2. Len Filomeo EL'75 says:

    Word is getting out, Brian. A great story about our adopted hometown and a wonderful tribute to Cal Poly, KCPR and the memory of Old Studio 229!